June 30, 2015

ADL has been deeply involved in investigative and community responses to the horrific shooting at the historic Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina by a young man influenced and radicalized by white supremacist ideology. Immediately after the shooting, ADL’s Center on Extremism was among the first to identify the suspect, 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof,…
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marriage equality June 26, 2015

Today is a great day for everyone barred from legally marrying the person they love. It is a great day for civil rights history. And it is a great day for all Americans. The Supreme Court decided to overturn laws in Ohio, Tennessee, Michigan and Kentucky that defined marriage as exclusively between one man and…
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June 15, 2015

ADL New Jersey joined legislative and community leaders in Trenton, NJ to celebrate the passage of  New Jersey State Assembly and Senate resolutions condemning all forms of anti-Semitism and rejecting attempts to justify anti-Jewish hatred or violent attacks as acceptable expressions of disapproval over political events in the Middle East or elsewhere.  These resolutions clearly and…
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Silhouettes of People Holding Gay Pride Symbol FLag June 1, 2015

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month (LGBT Pride Month) is celebrated each year in the month of June to honor the 1969 Stonewall riots in New York City. In June of 1969, patrons and supporters of the Stonewall Inn staged an uprising to resist the police harassment and persecution to which LGBT Americans were…
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